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Kassem, Lou
New York : Houghton Mifflin, 1986
IL 5-8 .
ISBN 0380703637 
Cindy Cunningham doesn't think she really fits into her family. She's not as pretty or smart as her two sisters. She's a twelve year old "Calamity Jane". Cindy is not looking forward to starting middle school. She isn't sure what to expect so she goes to the library to find a book that will tell her. When she doesn't find one, she decides to keep a record of her experiences and write a book about it. On her first day of school, she is ready to drop out. She can't get her locker open, she doesn't know any of the kids, she now has six teachers instead of just one. Read Cindy's story as she faces the many challenges and triumphs of the first year of middle school.
SUBJECTS:     Schools -- Fiction


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